Gene Stratton-porter Quotes

Gene Stratton-porter Quotes: If you are lazy, and accept your lot, you may live in it. If you are willing to work, you can write your name anywhere you choose.
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Gene Stratton-porter Quote: When any man accumulates more than he can earn with his own hands, he begins to enrich himself at the expense of the youth, the sweat, the blood, the joy of his fellow men.
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Quotes about Gene Stratton-porter: To my way of thinking and working, the greatest service a piece of fiction can do any reader is to leave him with a higher ideal of life than he had when he began. If in one small degree it shows him where he can be... gentler, saner, cleaner, kindlier... it is a wonder-working book. If it opens his eyes to one beauty in nature he never saw for himself and leads him one step toward the God of the Universe, it is a beneficial book...
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Quote about Gene Stratton-porter: a trouble shared is a trouble half endured.
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Gene Stratton-porter Sayings: There never was a moment in my life, when I felt so in the Presence, as I do now. I feel as if the Almighty were so real, and so near, that I could reach out and touch Him, as I could this wonderful work of His, if I dared. I feel like saying to Him: 'To the extent of my brain power I realize Your presence, and all it is in me to comprehend of Your power. Help me to learn, even this late, the lessons of Your wonderful creations. Help me to unshackle and expand my soul to the fullest realization of Your wonders. Almighty God, make me bigger, make me broader!
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Gene Stratton-porter Saying: I don't so much mind the falling, but I do seem to select the hardest spots to light on.
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